Various sources (Translated by RAWA), August 6, 2014
Afghan woman kills 4 Taliban militants to protect child, before losing fight
After watching a family member being killed, she had picked up the weapon and fought for two hours before losing the fight
A woman known only as Uzra killed four Taliban members last Friday (August 1) in Nooristan province before being killed along with her toddler.
According to a reporter from Fars News Agency in Kabul, Abdul Baaqi Nooristani, a top security official in Nooristan province told the media today, “A battle between a woman and Taliban militants continued for a few hours. Four militants were killed by her. She was killed at the end, along with her 3-year-old son.”
After watching a family member being killed, she had picked up the weapon and fought for two hours before losing the fight for herself and her 3-year-old child.
The incident took place at night in Bargamatal area, where the Taliban have vast presence.
The local inhabitants of the area also complained that the Taliban had caused them heavy financial losses in their latest attack.
According to reports, the Taliban have completely destroyed one village in this attack, and burnt the people’s farms and fields.
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